The Window

I look out my window
Trying to believe what I’m seeing is real
But my heart says it’s not


Things that die in the winter
Come back in the spring

The loves I try hardest to forget
Cling to the deepest part of my heart


Love laughs loudest
at death

Published by mikepowernyc

Named one of New York's Best Emerging Poets 2019, my poetry chapbook The New Normal was published by Analog Submission Press. My novel The Zoo was published by Cacoethes Publishing House. Other poems and short stories have appeared in various publications, including Subterranean Blue Poetry, The Journal of Microfiction, and Sick Lit Magazine. Other works include a staged reading of my play Digging Up John Barrymore, performed by Dreamcatcher Entertainment, and five albums of original music recorded with my band Late Model Humans.

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